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Metro is aware of a fraudulent Facebook promotion claiming to offer free public transport and GreenCards offers. Please be advised, this is NOT an official Metro Tasmania offer. If you’ve encountered this scam, please report it directly to Facebook by clicking the three dots above the post and clicking “report”. Stay aware online and always…

At Metro, we work hard to keep Tasmania moving and, as a major user of Tasmanian roads, we’ve put together eight Bus Safety Tips to help keep you and our customers safe when sharing the roads with buses. We’re committed to doing our bit to help improve the safety of our roads for everyone.

Planning on travelling via Metro over the Easter period? See below for the timetables and opening hours our buses, Metro Shops and depots will be operating to between Friday 29 March to Wednesday 3 April. Friday 29 MarchSunday / Public Holiday TimetableMetro Shops closedInformation Hotline closed Saturday 30 MarchSaturday TimetableMetro Shops closedInformation Hotline closed Sunday…

Today marks a significant milestone for Metro with the launch of our Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Trial in Launceston.  Deputy Premier, Michael Ferguson MP, and Metro CEO, Katie Cooper, unveiled our four new Battery Electric Buses (BEBs), which begin passenger service in Launceston today, 25 January 2024.  Over the two-year trial, our BEBs will be…

It’s back to school time! Do you and your child know the Golden Rules for Riding a Bus? Here at Metro, the comfort and safety of our customers and bus operators is a priority. Anti-social behaviour is not ok it on a bus. It is everyone’s responsibility to model good behaviour on buses. Here are…

It’s back to school time!  Do you know which bus to catch? As you or your child get ready to return to school, it’s time to familiarise yourself with the routes and timetables of the Metro bus services you’ll take in 2024. Don’t worry — getting from A to B is easy! Planning your trip…

As with last year, the Department of State Growth has determined that Metro Tasmania will commence running school bus services from the first day of Term 1 for Tasmanian government schools. This means that for 2024, all Metro school services will commence on Thursday 8 February. If your school resumes prior to this date, you…

Enjoy the gift of free bus rides this Christmas Day! Metro is offering free bus travel statewide on Christmas Day (Monday 25 December 2023). Our bus services will be operating to the Sunday / Public Holiday timetables. Plan your trip using the Metro Trip Planner or our webpage timetables. Please note: Metro Shops and Depot…

Get home safely this New Year’s Eve with MAIB Nightrider! Metro will operate additional MAIB Nightrider services this NYE, in partnership with MAIB and the Road Safety Advisory Council Tasmania. From 6pm on 31 December, travel for just $2* on any Metro service. Plan your trip using the Metro Trip Planner or our webpage timetables.…

The full student fare will increase on 1 January 2024.  If you use cash for a single trip ticket, the new fare will be $2.00. If you use a GreenCard, the new fare will be $1.60. GreenCards can be topped up online. It costs the same on every trip – it doesn’t matter how far,…